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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: BEHAVIOR OF FEEDLOT CATTLE IN A COMMERICAL YARD)

Author
item Mcglone, John
item Blackshaw, J
item Blackshaw, A
item Sarignac, C
item Fullwood, S
item Heup, M
item Morrow, Julie
item Dailey, Jeffery - Jeff

Submitted to: Experiment Station Bulletins
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/31/1996
Publication Date: N/A
Citation:

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: A total of 1,202 steers in 8 pens were observed for 24 h in July to quantify their behavior. Cattle fed mostly in the am and did not feed after sundown. Most morning activities was feeding behavior and evening activities were primarily social and aggressive behaviors. Buller behavior increased in the evening. The rate of bulling was 7 fold higher in the bulling pen than other pens.

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